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Aegon Asset Management Senior Actuarial Tech I in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job FamilyGeneral Actuarial

Job Description SummaryDo you have a passion to prepare and analyze reports and data? Do you enjoy complex data manipulation and complex calculations using macros and other programs? Do you understand complex actuarial concepts and formulas?If your answer is yes, we are looking for you!Job Description

What You Will Do:

You will prepares and analyze statistical reports of data to be used by the actuarial staff. You are responsible for providing quantitative support in product development, financial analysis, and management reporting, modeling and other actuarial research.

What You Will Learn:

You will learn what it means to work for a company that focuses on the Employee Experience and how this enables us to engage with the vital talent we need to transform and grow our business and maintain Transamerica reputation as an industry leader. You will have the opportunity to collaborate on projects focused within the research team.

What Success Looks Like:

  • Significant and complex data manipulation and complex calculations using macros and other programs.

  • Significant analysis required on most projects.

  • May supervise Actuarial Technician I or II.

  • Has authority to sign-off on projects of smaller scope and may have authority on a few larger projects.

  • Works independently with minimal supervision.

  • May review methods and results of slightly complex projection models.

  • May verify and reconcile financial reporting data, prepare periodic reports for other departments with minimal supervision. Also handles "non-periodic" reporting requests and oversees programming solutions. May supervise some reporting projects.

  • Understands and manipulates moderately complex actuarial concepts and formulas.

  • May handle pricing projects independently and may oversee some small projects.

  • Extracts and integrates data from various databases to analyze and develop reports and spreadsheets.

What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in actuarial science, mathematics or relevant area or equivalent education/experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience.

  • Thoroughly understands relevant industry regulations.

  • Strong PC skills including Excel.

  • Strong mathematical skills and statistical aptitude.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Effective organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of topics covered in SOA course MFE. Completion of SOA exam preferred.

What You Receive:

A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

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At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit